Writing and Press

One of the most rewarding aspects of blogging is helping to raise awareness. Stigma towards mental health issues is still rampant and the more that can be done to break down the barriers the better. There are a number of wonderful charities, organisations, news and media outlets and individuals who are helping to do this. It has been a privilege to be asked to work with the following campaigns and websites.


Shortlisted – Digital Champion  (October 2018) Mind Media Awards

Nominated – Blogger Of The Year (July 2018) MH Blog Awards


“I thought the voices in my head were normal”: What it’s like to live with psychosis (May 2019) Cosmopolitan

How To Mange Night Time Panic Attacks (April 2019) Happiful Magazine

My Label And Me – Psycho (January 2019) Metro 

Warning Signs Of A Depressive Episode (October 2018) Happiful Magazine

Having Bipolar Doesn’t Mean I’ll Go Home With You (September 2018) Metro

I’ll Keep Talking About Psychosis – Whether It’s Relatable or Not (June 2018) HuffPost

How Bipolar Landed Me In Crippling Debt (May 2018) BBC Three

Bipolar and The Mania Hangover (April 2018) HuffPost

World Bipolar Day – Katie’s story (March 2018) Time To Change

5 Bipolar Myths Debunked (March 2018) TimeWith

Am I Faking It? Thoughts On Having An Invisible Illness (January 2018) HuffPost

 Learning To Cope With Daily Life With Bipolar (January 2018) Counselling Directory

How The Label Of Bipolar Changed My Life – For The Better (October 2017) HuffPost

Bipolar Is Not A Fashion Statement (October 2017) HuffPost

Acceptance (March 2017) Brighter Berkshire

Hearing Voices With Bipolar Disorder (December 2014) MIND

I Have Bulimia – The First Person I Told Was My Partner (March 2013) Time To Change


Therapeutic Writing Workshop (May 2019) Reading Borough Council


Video on stigma and bipolar (September 2018) Time To Change

Feature On mental health diagnosis (May 2018) BBC Stories

Interview on living with bipolar (March 2018) Sky News Radio

Video on coping with hearing voices (February 2018) BBC Stories

Vlog on hearing voices (February 2017) Brighter Berkshire

What not to say to someone with bipolar (March 2017) BBC Three

To work with me drop me a message on social media or alternatively you can email me at katconibear@gmail.com

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